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Banner, posters on track, train services hit on SER section

Last Updated: Monday, July 19, 2010 - 18:19

Kolkata: Train services in the South
Eastern Railway`s Khargpur-Tatanagar section was suspended
after the driver of a goods train spotted a red banner across
the tracks and some posters between Jhargram and Khatkura

SER sources said the driver halted his train at KM 156
between Jhargram and Khatkura suspecting that the banner and
posters have been placed by the Maoists.

Train services in the section were suspended as a
precautionary measure after the driver reported the matter to
the control room, they said.

The Bhubaneswar-Delhi Rajdhani was stationed at
Kharagpur, while the Delhi-Puri Neelachal Express and the
Ahmedabad-Howrah Express were stopped at Gidhni.

Operation of night train services in the section has
been suspended after the Jnaneswari Express disaster on May 28
this year.


First Published: Monday, July 19, 2010 - 18:19
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